Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, Beaumont
(4.7/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
January 10, 1901 – the day the Lucas Gusher came in on Spindletop Hill, south of Beaumont, Texas. From that day to this, Texas and the world have never been the same. Come, step back in time as you visit 15 buildings that re-create life on Spindletop Hill & in Gladys City.
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  • Many people overlook Glady's City. It's an amazing place that shows the history of how Beaumont, Texas came to be!!! Do not pass it up!!! 
  • I went just because we were riding around and wanted to go do something. It was the best time , we got to watch the gusher shoot water it was cool. The little town was really cool how all the stores w...  more »
  • This is a reproduction town of the early oil wildcatting. Was very educational. My grandson was my tour guide. 
  • Fun place to host an event! Great place to see our local history. Troy is very pleasant to work with!
  • Fantastic place. The staff there were very helpful. They hosted our annual Field Day event this year and were very helpful. Our club, Beaumont Amateur Radio Club occupied the place from Saturday Morning, June 25 to Sunday afternoon, June 26th. We would like to send them a BIG thanks for helping. I would highly recommend visiting the museum.
  • It is the best museum on Beaumont.. Teach the history of Boomtown and give you a taste of the old days
  • Very informative, lots of history on spindletop, oil and some on the Beaumont area in general.